LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz PML (N) President Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif took oath as member of the Punjab assembly here on Firday. Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal administered the oath as session of the provincial assembly commenced.
Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani greeted Mian Shahbaz Sharif, on taking oath as a member of Punjab Assembly. In his message, the Prime Minister said that Mian Shahbaz Sharif’s oath-taking as member of Punjab Assembly augers well for the democratic forces in the country. He expressed the confidence that he will take all coalition partners along for the welfare and progress of the province.
Meanwhile, the Punjab Assembly passed a resolution with the majority demanding the restoration of its membership in the Common wealth Parliamentary Association. The resolution said the House has agreed to pay the membership fee and abide by the provisions of Constitution of the Common Wealth Parliamentary Association. The house adopted another resolution unanimously condoling the death of the member of the house from PP-121 Rana Tariq Mahmood.-SANA